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Table 2 Baseline and 1-month physical capacity, quality of life, and anxiety and depression for the twostudy groups

From: Comparison of the effects of pulmonary rehabilitation with chest physical therapy on the levels of fibrinogen and albumin in patients with lung cancer awaiting lung resection: a randomized clinical trial

Parameter Baseline One month
PR (n = 12) CPT (n = 12) PR (n = 12) CPT (n = 12)
Physical capacity     
UULEX (kg) mean(SD) 1.13 ± 0.38 0.83 ± 0.39 1.58 ± 0.47 0.88 ± 0.38
Endurance Testing (s) mean(SD) 429 ± 156 503 ± 216 724 ± 202 530 ± 239
Quality of Life     
SF-36 PCS (%) mean(SD) 36 ± 8 36 ± 8 44 ± 9 37 ± 7
SF-36MCS (%) mean(SD) 44 ± 13 43 ± 13 49 ± 10 44 ± 11
Anxiety and Depression     
HADS-A mean(SD) 10 ± 5 9 ± 6 5 ± 3 8 ± 5
HADS-D mean(SD) 10 ± 5 10 ± 3 5 ± 3 9 ± 3
6MWT(m) mean ± standard deviation 425 ± 85 475 ± 86 339 ± 108 370 ± 120
  1. SD: standard deviation; PR:pulmonary rehabilitation; CPT: chest physical therapy; UULEX: unsupported upper limb exercise test; PCS: SF-36 Physical Component Summary; MCS: SF-36 Mental Component Summary; HADS-A: Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale - Anxiety; HADS-D: Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale - Depression.